Seahawks Mascot Visits Seattle Children’s Autism Center, Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center for Autism Acceptance Month

In celebration of Autism Acceptance Month, Seattle Children’s Autism Center and Seattle Children’s Alyssa Burnett Adult Life Center students and families were surprised by a special visit from the Seattle Seahawks mascot, Blitz. The VIP visitors brought special sensory kits, filled with Seahawks swag, lanyards, hearing protection and more! One student family shared, “Blitz made […]

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“I Feel Like We Won the Lottery”: How a Seattle Children’s Clinical Trial Medicine Shrunk Olive Ray’s Brain Tumor and Expanded Hope

Kind and sassy Olive Ray is a typical fifth grader, with a deep love for Taylor Swift, horses, chocolate ice cream, and her little sister, January. But the 10-year-old also has some special skills, like having fun even while getting chemotherapy, raising thousands of dollars for brain tumor research and explaining how clinical trials work […]

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Pacific Northwest Ballet Dancers Pay Special Visit to Seattle Children’s Patients

The halls of Seattle Children’s are decked with holiday cheer after patients and families were surprised by a special visit from a group of Pacific Northwest Ballet dancers hoping to spread happiness throughout the hospital. The dancers spent time with patients, handed out holiday-themed gifts and read The Nutcracker aloud. The ballerinas also decorated ballet […]

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Family of Odessa Brown, City Leaders and Community Members Gather to Celebrate OBCC Central’s Future Home

Hundreds gathered in Seattle’s Central District neighborhood to celebrate the Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic’s (OBCC) future location on 18th Ave. S. and S. Jackson St. at a community homecoming event to learn about the services that will be provided, meet their neighbors, enjoy food from local vendors and celebrate the day with family-fun activities.

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Celebrating Wizards of the Coast’s Generous Commitment of $5M to Seattle Children’s Autism Center

On Saturday, October 28, Seattle Children’s honored Wizards of the Coast for their $5M commitment to Seattle Children’s Magnuson by naming the Autism Center registration area and main waiting room. The celebration included a ribbon-cutting and tours of Magnuson, which opened last year and was fully funded by philanthropy.

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Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Peter Mansfield, Former Seattle Children’s Chief of Surgery

In honor of the late Dr. Peter Mansfield, former Seattle Children’s Chief of Surgery, his wife, Jackie Mansfield, has established a fund directly benefitting the Invent at Seattle Children’s Postdoctoral Scholars Program (Invent@SC), which is an investment in training for early career scientists historically underrepresented in or excluded from biotech in the development of therapeutics for childhood […]

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Seattle Children’s Patients Get VIP Experiences at MLB All-Star Game

As a part of the festivities leading up to the MLB All-Star game, hosted in Seattle on July 11, two Seattle Children’s patients, Isaac Williams and Tiago Viernes, got once-in-a-lifetime experiences thanks to MLB and MLB All-Star partners Dairy Queen (DQ) and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN). Each year, MLB invites a guest that has […]

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